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Jul 18, 2012 4:55am EDT
who knows a lot about school funding brings his knowledge and experience to baltimore city schools today. brent jeffcoat took all 80 of greenville south carolina schools and transformed the financially strapped system in six years. so now he is going to help out baltimore city schools. he says he can. he has 35 years experience and he is going to talk about how a similar plan could actually work here. we will let you know how it goes. >>> tomorrow we are going to find out who gets nominated for the 64th annual prime time emmy awards. critics think the abc hit show modern family is going to win again. this year's nominee will be unveiled tomorrow morning in los angeles. so we will keep you posted on that. >>> the dark knight opens on friday and already tickets are going on sale. listening to -- listen to this for 100 to $150 on craigslist for a movie. some are more than that. so people have been snatching up the first seats for the midnight showing for the dark knight. >>> now "good morning maryland." >> reporter: we are live in downtown baltimore where the water main break is snagg
ABC
Jul 31, 2012 4:55am EDT
for baltimore city police commissioner fred bealefeld who left an impact on charm city going after criminals determined to catch the bad guys with guns. according to city leaders, bealefeld wants to spend more time with his family and will officially retire coming up tomorrow. >>> everyone heads to ocean city for a good time on the boardwalk and the beach and the restaurants. it's hard not to enjoy yourself. but this morning, we have a warning for you. and sherrie johnson is is here with more and specifically, what are police saying for those heading to ocean city. >> reporter: within the past month, there's been three attempted sexual assaults at ocean city. police warn women to be extra careful in this resort town. authorities with the ocean city police department say someone is targeting young females finishing up a night of partying and taking advantage of the situation. on each attempted assault, the girls were able to fight back and get away from the attacker. now police tell us all three of the attacks happened between 15th and 62nd street in ocean city. >> we would strike to -- try t
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Jul 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
main break in downtown baltimore. the city has a plan but it's going to take a while. charley crowson is live at the work scene and charley being we hear from the board of public works that will hit up city hall for more money but is there money there? >> yeah. 31,000 dollars is what they will ask for for emergency funds and whether or not the money is there is going to remain to be seen. that meeting is scheduled for later this morning. and we can only assume it's going to be to address this, this huge water main break from monday afternoon. blocking traffic from all the way down to lombard back up to baltimore. big congestion and commuting problems buch businesses and hotels and residents water piping and getting water pressure back is a concern. we are showing you temporary pipes brought in. this is running water to businesses on the west -- east side of the street. west side is without power. we talked to the manager at the 7-eleven and they are having trouble so they are closed for business. we want to show you something. we picked up this half an hour ago. you will only see this
ABC
Jul 9, 2012 6:30am EDT
to the other source and baltimore city right out towards white marsh seeing good downpours of rain. rainfall rates from a half to 3/4 of an inch and we will go up towards the north running along 95 past the maryland house seeing good downpours of rain this morning. just be aware, we have pounding of water. 73 in town. easton at 75. you noticed everything running from west to east this morning and that will be pushing off towards our south. through the course of this morning. it's going to be muggy at 77 around the 8:00 hour a mild day today. not hot. 87 degrees around the 4:00 hour and dropping back down to 80 around 8. we will talk about the forecast in less than 10. lauren cook has a check on what do you do traffic? >> traffic. >> hi. >> your weather and i am traffic except for last week we are dealing with problems in howard county a traffic light is going to be out at the intersection of route 108 right at columbia road. and big problems on 95. we are dealing with an accident up in harford county alodge the southbound lanes at the -- along the southbound lanes. another accident southboun
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Jul 9, 2012 5:30am EDT
radar and confirm the rain that has been falling from baltimore city all the way down towards dundalk. seeing steady heavy rain. 695 towards white marsh a good downpour rain. a 73 degree reading right now in the city limits. 76 down towards dc. and look at york at 73 degrees. so we are starting to see cooler temperatures coming in. the dew point values that measures the amount of moisture coming down considerably in york. now down to 61. so we will talk lower humidity and going for 87 later today. another check on the forecast coming up in less than 10. lauren cook has a check on traffic. how we doing. >> reporter: well, we are dealing with several accidents across the region. trouble out in frederick where an accident is blocking two eastbound lanes of interstate 70. that's at woodbine road. you can stick with route 1 # 4 as an alternate. more problems in howard county where the traffic lights are out. there's an accident in baltimore city in canton on highland avenue at eastern avenue and heading out to 95, here's what it looks like in white marsh. everything up to speed at route 43
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Jul 27, 2012 4:30am EDT
in baltimore city. 895 into the route 2 frank first avenue a slowup due to -- due to constuck and toll plazas -- construction and toll plazas into the fort mchenry along # 5 northbound between toll plaz -- 95 northbound between toll plazas speeds have been knocked down. more construction delays towards the south moving along pennington avenue and ordinance road. you will see sighups due to construction. a live shot shows a -- not a bad looking shot. there's another shotfor you? we will show youch the drive times route 43 -- you. the drive times 95 to 83, 11 minutes and 795 to 95, just about 12 minutes. charley. >>> as masco mention monument street will be closed for a few days more while crews continue to repair the large srchg shoal. b -- searching hole. engineers are using radar technology to see other damage was done to pipes underneath the searching hole. >>> break news some in baltimore county will need a place to stay after a two-alarm fire that started after 2 this morning near the 3600 block of yeno lane. the fire is in randallstown and first called in officially at 2:30. 12 units dam
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
an accident to tell you about in baltimore city. right an pulaski highway at crescent street. parkville here at harford road everything up to speed. nothing to get in your way this morning. that will be the same case over on the west side of the beltway as we check in and take a live look actually first let's look in parkville. no problems getting up to # 83. and here's what the west side looks like at baltimore national pike. you'll notice everything nice and clear here as well and traffic picking up in the area right around the outer loop at liberty road though. only 95 as we pull up the drive times no concerns in white marsh, four minute trip from 43 down to the beltway. 95 nice and clear from the fort mchenry tunnel. from the beltway to the toll plaza eight minute ride and 83 no problems whatsoever on the jfx from the beltway to east fayette street 11 minute ride. megan and charlie, over to you. >>> today drivers in baltimore county will have four new speed cameras to worry about and remember this. you can see the locations on your screen -- now the cameras will be active from 6:00 a.m.
ABC
Jul 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
prostitution ring with a baltimore city firefighter at the center of their investigation. two men have now been taken into custody, 29-year-old ja mar simmons who has been with the baltimore city fire department for more than a decade. also in custody 34-year-old franklin koit. earlier this week police raided a house on pulaski street in west baltimore. inside they say they found ledgers, documents and computer equipment detailing a large- scale operation along with condoms and other sexual toys. >> just a lot of fine women going up in there and, you know, i didn't know what was going on. >>> the firefighter, ja mar simmons who you see there on your left has a previous sex trafficking charge dating back to 2010. in that case he received probation before judgment and that allowed him to keep his job with the department. if he had pleaded guilty or been convicted, obviously he would have lost his job. now he's being suspended without pay. >>> two teens have confess today killing a former teacher and principal from chesapeake high school in anne arundel county. police responded to reports of a bo
ABC
Jul 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> the city of baltimore continues to deal with water main break. i am hive with reports on what -- i am live with reports on what you need to know to get around the problem. >> a sailor sentenced. he learns his fate today. and on the run, a murder suspect reportedly tries to flee with a parked passenger jet and things go from bad to worst. first, staying cool. it's going to be the name of the game again. brace yourself for another scorcher for the 5th time this summer. we hit 100 degrees yesterday and we are expected to be well above the # 0s today. -- 90s today. good morning it's wednesday thanks for joining us i am megan prinko charley live but mike masco joins us. -- pringle, charlee live but mike masco joins us today. >> if we end and continue the stretch, we will be the hottest. let's talk weather and about yesterday. we hit 100. right now it's 81 degrees. not much of a drop in the temperatures to the overnight and we are continuing to see the temperatures that will soar this afternoon. let's look at temperatures right now. 81 degrees and we have been talking heat indexes and dew point
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Jul 13, 2012 6:30am EDT
news. >>> 6:46 right now. a terrible case of animal cruelty in baltimore city. a dog who was clearly starving was found inside a trash can. the dog did survive and this morning it's in the care of about. arcs. they call him thor. he's pit bull and they say 5 years old. caretakers at the shelter say he should weigh 50 popped and weighs 28. and -- pounds and weighs 28. a an officer was called out for report of a stray dog. they found him in trash can. a foster owner has agreed to take care of thor while he is recovering. >> he's strong guy and tough. -- he's a strong guy and tough. so far things look good. i am hopeful. >> official say the animals abandoned when a person leaves or is evicted from the home and it doesn't have to be that way. call barcs to get help here's the number 410-39#-4695. >>> a georgia woman is heading to prison after she was found guilty of injecting customers buttocks with silicone. a judge sentenced kimberly smedley and prosecutors said she had no lies tones practice medicine. she gave injection of industrial grade silicone to patients in hotel rooms in a numb
ABC
Jul 31, 2012 6:30am EDT
. and in baltimore city, there's the sink hole we are dealing with on the east side. so east monument street is shut down between wolf street and patterson park avenue. it's expected to be finished. the repairs are expected to be finished sometime next week. so in the meantime, stick with or liens street as your alter -- orleans street as an alternate. >>> her face is bruised and stitched up and sprirt spirit ferocious. >> a 74-year-old woman attacked in her home but was not going to be a victim. >> linda so joins with us the brave story and the effort to find the woman who did this to her. >> reporter: the suspect is still out there. but the 74-year-old is back home from the hospital. she says she wasn't about to give into the rob here attacked her in her home before we show you the -- robber who attacked her in her home. be we show you we want to -- before we hoe you we want to warn you it's -- we show you we want to tell you this graphic. she live in the valley communityin cockeysville and said hello, to a woman and the woman turned around. that alarmed her and she went back to her house and walk
ABC
Jul 20, 2012 6:30am EDT
, in baltimore city we do have several roads that are shut down. it's all for this weekend's artscape, many of which include north charles street, dolphin street, mount royal avenue, for a complete traffic advisory, just go to abc2news.com. and we'll let you know how to get there the easiest way possible. and in downtown baltimore, right in the inner harbor, the water main break continues to shut down light street, that's between baltimore street and lombard street. do leave yourself extra time if you are traveling in the area. megan and charley, over to you. >>> want to go back now to that breaking news story for you out of aurora, colorado. this happened around 12:30 this morning their time, 2:30 here on the eastern seaboard. seaduring the premier of "the dark knight rises." the premier show about 20 minutes in, a gunman reportedly walked into the back of the theater, released a canister in there and randomly began opening fire on people enjoying that movie. it appears to have been planned somewhat because witnesses who were in the theater say, megan, this happened during a shootout scen
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Jul 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
. we have a few problems in baltimore city. we are dealing with the repairs to the water main break. light street is shut down between baltimore and lombard street. you can use hopkins place as an alternate. east baltimore, a huge searching hole. so monument street will be closed between patterson park avenue and wolf street. no problems on 95 through white marsh. it will be clear as you head towards eastern avenue. and heading out to the harrisburg expressway, this is what it looks like in hunt valley at shawan road. nothing to get in your word towards 695. and this is what the beltway looks like in overly lea overrule -- over lea -- overlea. >>> five things to know before you head out the door this morning. new health care coverage for women takes effect tomorrow under the affordable care act. senator barbara mikulski isjoining democrats today to announce the plan. >> the rally at penn state in a parking lot there. a radio program hosting a rally to show support for the football players who decided to remain with the nittany lions amid the sanctions. >>> with the drought situation
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
:47 right now. and there's a new blueprint for improving the baltimore city police department. the fraternal order of police created a plan to cut crime and taxes. union leaders say that the department needs to enhance recruiting and officer benefits if they want to continue with recent success in cutting violent crime. >> you have an fop here saying we don't need more police. what we need is better policing, a better deployment of the resources and taking better care of the police officers on the street who got the job done for you over the last four, five years. >> wants the department to require new recruits to have completed either two years of college or military service. the union brought in a consulting group and compared the city's police department to those in other major cities to come up with the list of recommendations. >>> hundreds of public service workers in scranton, pennsylvania including the mayor have now cut their pay to minimum wage. the mayor went against the court order when he slashed the wages. he says the city had no choice with a $16 million deficit and simply can'
ABC
Jul 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
. the majority of them are in baltimore county. there are some in baltimore city. we're continuing to work the phones with them. we'll keep you posted. at the peak of the storm more than 24,000 people were without electricity. there were reports this morning of flash flooding around the area. abc 2 news' sherree johnson joins us live this morning from south point, an area that is experiencing flooding. >>reporter: well, we're here in felds point. right now all is quiet, no flooding right now, but yesterday was a different scene. they saw high winds, heavy rain, lots of flooding, thousands of people without power. and take a look at this video here, a viewer shot this video on youtube. and you can see -- this is in the felds point area, you can see flooding towards the inlet, you can see cars driving through high standing flood waters there, making their way, car horns going off there. it's amazing that car didn't get stuck going through all of that water, and also near camden yards at the hilton guests got a big surprise when the water proved too much for the ceilings to hold. firefighter
ABC
Jul 19, 2012 4:55am EDT
harbor. it's touching. however today members of baltimore city fire department will climb and remember. it's all part of the 9/11 memorial stair climb. they're going to walk up 110 flights of stairs to remember the victims of those attacks. the same number of flights that were in the world trade center towers. each climber is going to carry a picture of a firefighter who died in the attacks. 343 members of the new york city fire department died on september 11th. today's event starts at noon at the hilton baltimore hotel and we'll be there. >>> a crazy day yesterday with the weather. highs breaking 100 and severe weather last night. >> who didn't keep an eye on the tries in the backyard? we're going to look at the damage in one home that left the firefighter injured. >> also you exercise as much as you can but you still have concerns about your heart. a new pill your doctor could prescribe that will help you keep your doctor healthy. >> maryland's most powerful radar is saying that 400 miles away we have another storm we have to watch out for today. we're going to track it for you. lau
ABC
Jul 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
would first go to baltimore city, then calvert charles and kent and montgomery and st. mary's counties. other counties could be added a bit later. >>> time for check on our weather. and it's dry. >> it is dry. you are talking about st. mary and and calvert county they are getting hit with storms. good news we need the rain especially along the eastern shore but we are not getting any. and that's what i don't like to see. going into the afternoon we have that chance. as long as we have the chance that's a good thing. see the big picture and nasty thunderstorms firing up in alabama. showers and thunderstorms dropping through michigan and heading into indian ohio. look what we are watching. showers and thunderstorms off along the coast this morning. and this little system could ride up the coast and make that turn inward. we are watching that because it could bring us much need rain as we go through time. we will see how that goes but for right now this is what we are looking at. showers and thunderstorms around dore chest erin calvert county and ocean city get getting hammered and this i
ABC
Jul 19, 2012 6:30am EDT
195. now if you are in baltimore city another accident. it's going to be right on west baltimore street at mount street. and heavy delays down in the inner harbor that's all due to the water main break. light street is shut down that's right between baltimore streetling and lombard street. definitely use mass transit if you can or always stick with hopkins place or fayette street. there's a detour if place but do -- detour in place but do allow yourself some extra time. the outer loop will remaybe that way down to route 40 and here's the beltway looking like in overly at bel air road. the outer loop also picking up up towards loch raven boulevard but fortunate no knobs down -- problems down to 95. if you want a chance to win a $600 gas gift card. go to my facebook page. >>> who wouldn't love to hit the day spa with your pets? sometimes the tags and cats they -- dogs is cats they need r&r. >> they work so hard in the home. best friends forever. get it fur ever. they are the doggie day care and overnight resort and they open august 1st. cockeysville. it will feature a canine senior
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Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
worker in the future. >>> baltimore city will receive more than $7 million as part as a settlement with wells fargo many they targeted minorities for subprime home loans. wells fargo will pay 4 1/2 million dollars to help people buy or renovate homes. another 3 million will go towards priority housing and foreclosure related to initiative. >>> there could be another special session turns out published reports say governor o'malley is set to meet with key state leaders next week to discuss a possibility. lawmakers would discuss the possible casino at the national harbor as well as allowing table games at the slots only casinos. >>> that is big story on abc to2 news.com -- abc2news.com a huge solar flair erupted from the sun expected -- flare erupted from the sun expected to arrive tomorrow morning. the space weather prediction center says there should minimal impact in terms of communication and disruptions to the power grids. >> bullying is not just happening to kids in classrooms. now it's moving into other places. >> employees say it is happening in the workplace. and this mornin
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Jul 11, 2012 4:55am EDT
's money. i'm sunni houston. >>reporter: a baltimore city firefighter is arrested for working as a pimp. i'm linda stow. what police are saying about his involvement in a massive prostitution ring. >>> and an independent investigation into the penn state sex abuse scandal to be released tomorrow. what the family of joe paterno is saying about that report's findings. >>> and today the house is set to vote to repeal the affordable healthcare act once again. but this move largely symbolic. we'll explain why on this wednesday, july the 11th. good morning, maryland, i'm charley crowson. megan is off today. but, lauren, she is in studio with us, we got "caption this" coming up in just a bit. and also lynette charles is in with a check of this wonderful forecast. yes. you know what? feeling a lot like summer out there. we do have a little bit of humidity to wake up to this morning. we get that in the summertime. temperatures seasonable as we go through the morning and also throughout the afternoon. not too many complaints out there. we look at maryland's most powerful radar as of now, and you d
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Jul 13, 2012 4:55am EDT
in november. they would also consider allowing table games at the state slots only casinos. >>> baltimore city fire chief james clack says if his guys don't get a ray, he is going to donate his. the board of estimates approved a 2% raise for one day after the city closed two of the fire companiesch the chief says his firefighters are negotiating a raise offer and union president says that the chief's actions is admirationable -- admirationable but a offer for increased pay with more hours is not fair. >>> we have seen dogs do it and a squirrel do it but have you seen a goat do it? >> this video is impressive. how a goat owner was able to get his animals on the beach and on the surfboard. >> the uproar over the u.s. olympic uniform for the summer games in london. why some are saying the patriotic uniforms are unamerican. >> and maryland's most powerful radar is picking up on showers. i will tell you if this batch of rain moves into the area. details coming up. lauren. >> reporter: well, everything is up to speed on 695 at bel air road. i will show you what 83 looks like coming up on good mornin
ABC
Jul 12, 2012 4:55am EDT
following the retirement. >>> five minutes after 5:00 right now. baltimore city fire chief james crack is getting a raise. the board of estimates approved the increase yesterday at a meeting. he will receive incremental salary increases each january through 2018. the raise request comes at a time when two fire companies were forced to close due to money problems. a third one is set to close in october. >>> it is 5:05 on thursday morning. you probably heard the staying everything in -- saying everything in moderation. >> yeah this morning how moderation can benefit women especially with alcohol. >> also a bull shark scares one woman and steals her catch. lynette? >> rain showing on "good morning maryland" as of now. i'll tell you if we get some change in the forecast coming up. lauren? >> well, lynette everything is up to speed on 895 at o'donnell street. i'll let you know in that's the same case -- if that's the same case out on the beltway here on "good morning maryland." >>> nine minutes after 5:00. you have to see this. who says fishing isn't exciting? sarah was reaching in a catch
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Jul 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
is a day that evokes emotion in all of us and today members of the baltimore city fire department will do their part to help us remember. what they're going to do is walk up 110 flights of stairs to remember the victims of those attacks. the reason why it's 110 flights of stairs, that's the same number of floors at the world trade center towers, each climber is going to carry a photograph of a firefighter who fied in the attack -- tied in the attack. >>> come november you will decide the fate of the dream act. it offers in-state tuition prices to children of illegal immigrants. this afternoon supporter are going to be marching through the fells point and through the inner harbor asking for equal rights for the children of illegal immigrants. >>> you have your chance to give the input on the proposed new wal-mart in bel air at the intersection of plum tree road and 924. you can ask questions and the meeting is scheduled at the patterson mill middle and high school. it starts at 6:30. you can speak with the developers and give them your thoughts, some people wholy by the area they sear -- w
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Jul 13, 2012 5:30am EDT
. with all the clouds out there, pretty much up this morning. 71 in baltimore. and ocean city coming in at 65 degrees. we will have a moisture feed in here from the atlantic. we will show outair afterhigh pressure and i have the ocean city forecast coming up. but the weather pattern we do have that stationary front to the south. what is giving us the lift for the showers this morning. and high pressure that's what i am talking about that's going to feed in the moisture that we are getting throughout the day. and as we look towards the weekend, well, that stationary front is going to a move through as a warm front bringing in the humidity and the heat. so all that nice pleasant weather we are dealing with for the past several days that's going to be pretty much out of here going into the weekend. future trend picking up on clouds for today. a few showers around us not ruling out a scattered shower or isolated shower throughout the day. today's temperature coming in around 88 degrees. and here's the forecast for gameday. 58, a slight chance of rain and they will play the tigers. here's the beac
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Jul 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >>> and the board of estimates has approved a pay raise for baltimore city fire chief james clack. clack will receive increment sal salary increases through january of 2018. the raise request comes at the time when two fire companies were forced to close due to budgetary problems, a third remains open through october. that's a look at your news, weather and traffic. another check of weather and traffic in a half hour. until then back to new york for "good morning america." have a great day. >>> oh, my. >> as we continue to watch this video. i mean, you think you have a fish. you do have a fish. and the shark says, no. that's my fish. >> it is the shark's fish. >> it is the shark's fish. the surprising family vacation. and we're going to talk to them live. they're good enough to join us via skype on vacation. can they hear the music? we're going to talk to them. >> don't go back in the water. >>> also, ahead, katie and suri. see them on camera there. a little day at the zoo. there they are. went to the zoo. had a good day together. we're going to look at suri's life after her parents' spl
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Jul 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
with the credit cards and phone. the suspect is on the loose. >>> and today is the last day for the baltimore city police commissioner fred bealefeld whois refiring after 30 years with the police force. he wants to spend more time with his family. he will officially retire tomorrow. we are out of time and now back to new york for good morning america. have a great day we will have another update in 30 minutes. ♪ baby, i like it we can move on the floor ♪ >>> what's not to like? the dream team, really. kerri walsh, misty may-treanor. never have they lost. we're going to meet them as they get set to continue another unbeaten roll to gold. you had a chance to speak to them today. they're remarkable women. >> i spoke to misty before they left. confident, not cocky. we'll see what happens. george is taking time off this week. all right. >>> an 11-year-old girl was getting blasted for her performance on the national anthem. ♪ in the dawn's early light >> oh. >> some people are even calling it the worst performance of the song ever. her parents are taking on her critics. this morning, the little 11
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Jul 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
for good. one more is set to close in october and baltimore city mayor stephanie rawlings blake is adding a 2% raise on chief clack's contract. >>> today howard county executive ken olman is holding a news conference talking about how the county is now prepared to implement the affordable healthcare act. he's speaking about the new tools to educate people under the new healthcare law. time to go back to new york now for more of good morning. one more check of your weather and traffic coming up in about a half an hour. have a great day. >>> he came up out of the water, like superman or something. waving to us, saying hey. >> that is an amazing survival story that you're going to hear. a teenager, and that's his friend talking about he came out of the water like superman. he faced down a massive alligator. barely escaped with his life. he is speaking out this morning. i've already heard him talk. i'm telling you, he's so inspirational. >> unbelievable what he does. and his quick thinking saved his life. >> sure did. >> even though he lost his arm. >>> a mystery out of north carolina. a woma
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Jul 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
at the intend sea, air and space museum in new york city. >>> and another attraction in baltimore the historic mansion house at the maryland zoo reopens today. built in 1801 the house has been a home to a restaurant, a day school and to bird. it opens tonight at 5:30. >>> can you buy local? that's the challenge and it starts on saturday. today governor o'malley is hosting a buy local cookout at government house. so this is basically what you're encouraged to do. use one locally bought product for each of your meals. >>> and check this out. a piece of toast now going in the auction block in london. looks -- okay. but this is not just any normal piece of toast. it was served to prince charles the morning of his wedding to princess diana 1981. it's expected to fetch around $800. i think the obvious question guys this morning if you're watching at home is why? >> why. >> i'd pay $1,000. >> of course you would. >> $2,000. >> our facebook question something to think about this morning. whose toast would you buy? let us know and weigh in on facebook. >> not that piece of toast. >> lauren cook is here
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Jul 17, 2012 4:55am EDT
. >>> it's going to -- the city is beginning to prepare for the baltimore grand prix. you can buy tickets at 58 dollars for the saturday races and 95 dollars for sunday -- 85 dollars for the saturday races and 95 dollars for the sunday race. time to start the 5:00 hour. >>> now, good morning maryland." >> breaking news out of canada a shooting at a backyard barbeque leaves two dead and 19 people injured. why the investigation is going on and where it stand this morning. >> reporter: things are a mess downtown from the massive water main break. what it means for your commute and how long before things get back to normal. [ no audio interest station ] >> it's tuesday july 17th. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. thanks for joining us. a whole lot to talk about. but one of the big stories is the heat. >> that's going to be big and continuing. lynette charles is outsidegiving us a taste of what's going on. people planning for the day how bad will it be? >> out here today, temperatures i am forecasting around 98. so close to 100. a lot of spots will hit 100s. but today w
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Jul 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
't be said for two other fire companies. as of today, truck 15 in east baltimore and squad 11 on the city's south side will be shut down permanently. their crews will be reassigned to other firehouses. fire chief jim clack says cutting the companies will prevent rotating firehouse closures going on for the past two years. now all three fire companies were slated to close on july 1st but the city kept them open to respond to the storms that hit our area last week. linda so, abc2 news. >>> 40 people in laurel are wake up in other homes after fires swept through the apartment building. sunday morning, people living on tiger lily path were told to get out of the smoke from the third floor window. look at this video. part of the building collapsed. two firefighters suffered minor injuries including one being overcome by the heat. red cross is helping those displaced families get back on the feet. >>> most helpless feeling for a neighbor a home catches fire and so involved they couldn't do anything to safe person. >> a woman died in her home before anyone could save her. sherrie johnson is here
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Jul 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
inhumanity. >> pay phones in new york city are. [audio not understandable] >> as we go to break a live look down at federal hill in baltimore. you are waking up to what's new in maryland. we are back in a bit. ñ' >>> five things to know about on this friday morning. a judge will hear oral arguments on both sides of the lawsuit stemming from the bp oil spill of 2010. workers claimed they were sickened by the chemicals used to clean up oil. >>> vince gray speaks to the media today about calls for his resignation and the investigation into his 2010 campaign. he is accused of use more than $650,000 in illegal funds to win the election. >>> and lieutenant governor anthony brown presides over the largest ever state trooper graduation. it's the largest crass in the 91 year history of the academy. >>> ray rice holds an antibullying event tonight in columbia. the goal of the event is to raise awareness about bullying in schools and teen suicide. gates open at 6. >>> starbucks is breaking ground on the newest u.s. manufacturing plant in augusta georgia. they will be the first ever company owned faci
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Jul 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
on this is actually going to be on cold spring in the city and the crash in baltimore county right in pikesville is going to be on millford mill and deerfield road. expect a lot of congestion on outer loop from liberty road towards root 40 and this is what it looks like in overl-ea at bel air road. outer loop nice and slow as you make the push up towards loch raven boulevard. that's the amount bc2 timesaver traffic. >>> investigators are looking into what caused a plane to crash in montgomery county killing one person. it went down near the davis airport last night. the pilot died at the scene and the other person on board was flown to shock trauma currently listed in critical condition. >>> bge will charge some you who lost power. bill stablation adjustment allows them to charge customers whether they had power or not for the first 24 hour period of the outage. if you went without power longer than day you won't be charged. on facebook this morning we are asking you about a new york shop now having dress codes for the customers. they say no sunglasses, no hats, and no hoodies. what do you think
ABC
Jul 20, 2012 7:00am EDT
, mike. a water main break continues to cause big problems in downtown baltimore. light street is shut down between baltimore street and lombard street. there is a detour in place, but you will want to expect heavy congestion in the area. many roads closed in the city for this weekend's artscape. for a complete list, go to abc2news.com, all the information there that you will need to know. if you are traveling the jfx, no delays getting into the city. here's a live look at the beltway in parkville on harford road. outer loop moving slowly up to the boulevard. megan, over to you. >> lauren, thanks. >>> thousands of people went without power overnight and into this morning after the storms hit us last night. cars tried to drive into flooded streets in downtown baltimore. the hilton at camden yards has serious cleaning up to do today after flood waters went through the ceiling and water managed to get into the emergency room of johns hopkins as well. >>> today we may learn the identity of a pilot killed in a plane crash outside of ocean city. police say the small banner plane was having
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Jul 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
to fredricksburg. >>> one of the many clothing manufacturers in baltimore getting a visit from ben carden. he'll talk about the need to keep more jobs here in the u.s. >>> spend the day at ocean city today to help the dolphins. this is done every single year to see how well dolphins are reproducing and get a feel of the overall health of the ocean. you can count the dolphins along the beach. this is happening at 40th street. >>> the holy month of ramadan begins today. it is the holiest period of the islamic year. muslims may not eat or drink during daylight hours. >>> a lot to talk about as far as the weather goes. mike has going to update us on that, but, first, traffic because lauren cook is here to get you out the door safely this morning. >>reporter: unfortunately the weather is going to really have an impact on your commute this morning. we've got a downed tree in anne arundel county, that's going to be right in pasadena on magadispl ee bridge road. a lot of standing water on the jfx. if you are traveling on 83 this morning, do be extra careful. we, of course, are dealing with art sca
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Jul 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
. an accident in southwest baltimore. it's on west a taps hello, avenue. using the jfx into the city no delays. that will not be the case on 695 it's going to be packed in the west side from liberty road towards interstate 70 and here's parkville at harford outer loop jam upped towards 83. >>> good morning happy friday. police in carroll county are searching for clues in a double shooting that left a person dead. this happened around midnight at the harvest inn on liberty road. second victim was flown to shock trauma. there is no word on a motive or suspects. >>> meantime, one person is dead after a police involved shooting in baltimore county. members of the county tactical team were serving a want on a home on high meadow court in reisterstown before midnight. the person they say attacked him with a weapon and the officer shot and killed the suspect and an investigation continues this morning. >>> we are out of time. now back to new york and we will have another update in a bit. 3q there she is ! hey, i got a leak ! yoo hoo ! wait a minute, come back ! um, miss ? up here! right. like 85% of
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